Mt Ballow—Junction Peak Remote Bush Camp

  • Unpowered Site

Mt Ballow—Junction Peak camping area is a serene and secluded spot nestled amidst a lush grove of Antarctic beech trees. Located in a remote section of the wilderness, this campsite offers a genuine escape into nature for those seeking solitude and adventure. While it may be a challenging trek to reach, the rewards include excellent wind protection and an opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Facilities & Amenities

  • Suitable For Tents


  • Not suitable for children and infants

Additional rules

1) Open fires: Prohibited. Use fuel stoves only.
2)Generator use: Not allowed.

Things to know

This camping area can only be reached on foot, making it accessible exclusively for avid hikers and backpackers. The nearest vehicle access points are either via a 4WD route to Cleared Ridge through Waterfall Creek Road or a 2WD route to Burnett Creek Road southeast of Boonah. This camping area can accommodate a maximum of six people. It's ideal for those who prefer a tranquil and less crowded camping experience. The ground at the campsite consists of soil covered with leaf litter, providing a natural and rustic setting. There are no facilities at the campsite, so campers must be entirely self-sufficient. Drinking water can be sourced from nearby creeks but should be treated before consumption. All waste, including food scraps, must be carried out. Open fires are strictly prohibited in the area. Campers should use fuel stoves for cooking and heating. The use of generators is not allowed in order to maintain the natural serenity of the location. Essential items to bring include drinking water, extra food, a first-aid kit, a topographic map, a compass, a torch, warm clothing, wet weather gear, rubbish bags, insect repellent, and a fuel or gas stove for cooking. Mobile phone coverage in the area is average, so campers might need to use the 07 prefix when calling Queensland numbers.



The Mt Ballow—Junction Peak camping area is a small, tranquil oasis nestled among Antarctic beech trees, providing a serene and picturesque environment for campers. This campsite offers excellent protection against windy weather, making it an ideal choice for those seeking refuge during adverse conditions. While the campsite offers limited views due to its forested surroundings, it compensates with an immersive natural experience.


Submit a Review

Send reply to a review

Send listing report

You already reported this listing

This is private and won't be shared with the owner.


Nearby Listings

No nearby listings were found



Sign in

Send Message

My favorites

Application Form

Claim Business